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97. K&R for a sane voice in Washington
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  -Sanders Calls For Progressive Meeting, Alternative To Fiscal Commission sasha031  Nov-12-10 03:36 PM   #0 
  - K&R for Bernie!  BumRushDaShow   Nov-12-10 04:01 PM   #1 
  - too bad  creon   Nov-12-10 09:13 PM   #61 
  - Sen. Bernie Sanders you make me think more & more about becoming an Independent! n/t  1776Forever   Nov-12-10 04:01 PM   #2 
  - I agree  Plucketeer   Nov-12-10 04:14 PM   #8 
  - yup.  speppin   Nov-12-10 05:53 PM   #22 
  - There are a couple, not exactly with that name.  Jackpine Radical   Nov-12-10 07:30 PM   #45 
  - Please, say no more...  TheUnspeakable   Nov-13-10 09:42 AM   #136 
     - I don't even have to look. I quote this often and these days most people have  gateley   Nov-13-10 10:02 AM   #138 
        - I know-I' ve been saying it since "1965 !!  TheUnspeakable   Nov-13-10 10:17 AM   #139 
  - Yes. This is needed.  Iowa   Nov-12-10 11:33 PM   #87 
  - me too, a liberal independent  sasha031   Nov-12-10 04:37 PM   #12 
  - Maybe a Progressive Independent?  Jackpine Radical   Nov-12-10 07:31 PM   #46 
  - he makes me think more and more about moving to Vermont!  ElsewheresDaughter   Nov-12-10 04:59 PM   #15 
  - +1  speppin   Nov-12-10 05:53 PM   #24 
  - Agreed  Sherman A1   Nov-13-10 02:31 AM   #102 
  - Bernie is a Socialist... (n/t)  ProudDad   Nov-12-10 05:53 PM   #23 
  - so is Jesus  ElsewheresDaughter   Nov-12-10 06:17 PM   #30 
  - So am I  socialist_n_TN   Nov-12-10 06:50 PM   #36 
  - A-men my brotha  liberalmike27   Nov-13-10 12:24 AM   #96 
  - Few of us in TN...  dotymed   Nov-13-10 08:23 AM   #125 
  - Jesus used to mow my lawn... He's not a socialist, he's Mexican! n/t  RoccoR5955   Nov-12-10 07:10 PM   #39 
     - Ahhh, a Mexican lawn mowing quip. How clever. nt  Truth2Tell   Nov-12-10 07:55 PM   #52 
     - He's a Mexican socialist. nt  Enthusiast   Nov-13-10 03:22 AM   #104 
  - Sounds like just what we need.  Jakes Progress   Nov-13-10 08:34 AM   #126 
  - you say that like it's a *bad* thing  BlancheSplanchnik   Nov-13-10 09:42 AM   #135 
  - Please tell us why we should be concerned abou that. I swear, I honestly want to know.  patrice   Nov-13-10 11:37 AM   #148 
  - He makes me sure that I should be a Democratic Socialist  Dragonfli   Nov-12-10 07:23 PM   #43 
  - It's pretty sad, isn't it?  Dappleganger   Nov-13-10 12:02 AM   #93 
  - It's sad alright, most of the good in the country came from the "classic Dems"  Dragonfli   Nov-13-10 01:43 AM   #100 
  - You're not alone  Celtic Raven   Nov-13-10 10:48 AM   #142 
  - really, you want to join the party of joe lieberman?  tomp   Nov-12-10 09:29 PM   #63 
  - LOL...  liberation   Nov-12-10 09:43 PM   #69 
  - LOL, too.  Enthusiast   Nov-13-10 03:23 AM   #105 
  - Yes, and VT is asking for a waiver to create a "medicare for all" type structure  glowing   Nov-13-10 07:00 AM   #117 
  - Independent means a helluva lot  Celtic Raven   Nov-13-10 10:18 AM   #140 
  - sure, but having I after your name obviously isn't the answer. nt  tomp   Nov-13-10 01:49 PM   #160 
     - Why?  Celtic Raven   Nov-13-10 02:35 PM   #164 
        - sanders is apparently pushing back against OBAMA's committee....  tomp   Nov-14-10 07:15 AM   #177 
  - Especially since Bernie isn't *really* independent  Oak2004   Nov-15-10 06:45 PM   #184 
  - He makes me want to be a Socialist  dflprincess   Nov-12-10 09:34 PM   #65 
  - I'm married, and not only that--  eridani   Nov-12-10 11:46 PM   #90 
     - Do you remember on the old "Second City TV" show  dflprincess   Nov-13-10 12:06 AM   #94 
        - "Mummy Theresa, you're so blessed, it's scary!"  TheUnspeakable   Nov-13-10 09:46 AM   #137 
        - 1+  patrice   Nov-13-10 11:36 AM   #147 
  - about a year ago, he said he's a socialist democrat.  DesertFlower   Nov-12-10 11:15 PM   #85 
  - Already there.  Dappleganger   Nov-13-10 12:01 AM   #92 
  - Sweet!  abelenkpe   Nov-12-10 04:02 PM   #3 
  - Thanks Bernie  Nite Owl   Nov-12-10 04:03 PM   #4 
  - Great News! Go Bernie  haikugal   Nov-12-10 04:04 PM   #5 
  - Common sense and cojones  harvey007   Nov-12-10 04:05 PM   #6 
  - Sen. Sanders  molly77   Nov-12-10 04:09 PM   #7 
  - K and R  Kingofalldems   Nov-12-10 04:17 PM   #9 
  - What Do You Know? Common Sense From an Independent.  johnnyplankton   Nov-12-10 04:24 PM   #10 
  - His particular brand of Independent isn't Centrist.  glitch   Nov-12-10 04:59 PM   #16 
  - He's socialist, just like Lawrence O'Donnell! nt  flamingdem   Nov-12-10 05:17 PM   #18 
  - Bernie is a Socialist... (n/t)  ProudDad   Nov-12-10 05:54 PM   #25 
     - Bernie is a Socialist...  AlbertCat   Nov-12-10 06:08 PM   #29 
     - Only in America  eridani   Nov-12-10 11:48 PM   #91 
     - Please tell us how we don't have Socialism for Wall Street/Trans-national Financial Fiefdoms/US Cham  patrice   Nov-13-10 11:39 AM   #149 
  - Bernie is great. nt  4dsc   Nov-12-10 04:25 PM   #11 
  - Recommend  xchrom   Nov-12-10 04:57 PM   #13 
  - Love Ya Bernie!  ElsewheresDaughter   Nov-12-10 04:58 PM   #14 
  - K & enthusiastic R! - n/t  Zenlitened   Nov-12-10 05:00 PM   #17 
  - K&R. Now this is some good news for a change. nt  NorthCarolina   Nov-12-10 05:29 PM   #19 
  - oh hell yeah.  nashville_brook   Nov-12-10 05:36 PM   #20 
  - Great idea  librechik   Nov-12-10 05:47 PM   #21 
  - Not if we don't let them ignore it.  Bryn   Nov-12-10 08:04 PM   #54 
  - Agreed, and it will put the remaining Blue Dogs in a tough position  customerserviceguy   Nov-13-10 09:25 AM   #131 
  - Hint for Obama...  ProudDad   Nov-12-10 05:54 PM   #26 
  - what if it is more important to obama to do the bidding of the rich....  tomp   Nov-12-10 09:34 PM   #66 
     - He thinks he can only win the next election  ProudDad   Nov-12-10 10:21 PM   #79 
        - nah, he'd have to be blind to not know he's losing his base.  tomp   Nov-12-10 11:00 PM   #83 
           - They figure; who else is the "base" going to vote for...  ProudDad   Nov-12-10 11:17 PM   #86 
              - I know what you mean....  Kyad02   Nov-13-10 07:35 AM   #120 
              - I never understood why anyone would vote 3rd party  True_Blue   Nov-13-10 11:14 AM   #145 
              - yes, and that shows INTENTION.  tomp   Nov-13-10 08:36 AM   #127 
  - FYI - Bernie is a Socialist  ProudDad   Nov-12-10 05:57 PM   #27 
  - In other words Democratic Socialists  Enthusiast   Nov-13-10 03:28 AM   #106 
  - Well, if Obama or a Dem is not gonna show leadrership...  AlbertCat   Nov-12-10 06:05 PM   #28 
  - Sanders/ Grayson 2016!!  AzDar   Nov-12-10 06:25 PM   #31 
  - Why not 2012 - Obama has clearly lost his backbone.  swilton   Nov-12-10 07:42 PM   #49 
  - I like the sound of that  dana_b   Nov-12-10 09:53 PM   #71 
     - Never say never. Perhaps independent thinking will prevail. nt  NorthCarolina   Nov-12-10 09:57 PM   #73 
  - This sounds like a great idea. nt  Honeycombe8   Nov-12-10 06:29 PM   #32 
  - Ironically, labor has a representative on the Cat Food Commission  KamaAina   Nov-12-10 06:33 PM   #33 
  - Well, there's labor and there's labor...  ProudDad   Nov-12-10 06:56 PM   #37 
  - Ironically, labor has a representative on the Cat Food Commission  AlbertCat   Nov-12-10 08:12 PM   #55 
     - Probably true...  ProudDad   Nov-12-10 10:23 PM   #80 
  - #45 Recommend  avaistheone1   Nov-12-10 06:35 PM   #34 
  - Yes Bernie! This is what I've been talking about..........  socialist_n_TN   Nov-12-10 06:49 PM   #35 
  - Bernie, You Are A Breath Of Fresh Air!  Dinger   Nov-12-10 07:00 PM   #38 
  - We need a dozen Bernies!  stevedeshazer   Nov-12-10 07:14 PM   #40 
  - I'd like to see....  unkachuck   Nov-12-10 08:54 PM   #58 
  - Isn't this what the elected are supposed to do?  Skink   Nov-12-10 07:14 PM   #41 
  - K&R for pragmatism.  Forkboy   Nov-12-10 07:23 PM   #42 
  - It is truly odd and in fact scarry that common sense is such an  ooglymoogly   Nov-12-10 07:29 PM   #44 
  - End the Cold War Era Pentagon Programs !!!  swilton   Nov-12-10 07:40 PM   #47 
  - Including foreign entanglements  Enthusiast   Nov-13-10 03:32 AM   #107 
  - Thank you, Senator Sanders! At least we have ONE person on the side of the working class!  scarletwoman   Nov-12-10 07:41 PM   #48 
  - I've GOT to move to Vermont someday  prodigals0n   Nov-12-10 07:49 PM   #50 
  - We can always count on Bernie Sanders.  democrank   Nov-12-10 07:53 PM   #51 
  - Let's us all get behind him to push it  Bryn   Nov-12-10 07:59 PM   #53 
  - agreed - writing to him tonight n/t  dana_b   Nov-12-10 09:55 PM   #72 
  - Better move fast if they are going to beat Bohner and his minions  liberal N proud   Nov-12-10 08:25 PM   #56 
  - Bernie, progressives owe you so much  nckjm   Nov-12-10 08:50 PM   #57 
  - We don't need proposals  skepticscott   Nov-12-10 09:02 PM   #59 
  - Did the commission produce a fully realized detailed budget?  Bluenorthwest   Nov-12-10 09:19 PM   #62 
  - There has been a narrative in this country for a few decades which states that...  liberation   Nov-12-10 09:47 PM   #70 
  - Plus Fucking One! nt  Enthusiast   Nov-13-10 03:37 AM   #109 
  - Total lack of substance  skepticscott   Nov-13-10 06:37 AM   #114 
  - Yes, most of politics IS grandstanding  skepticscott   Nov-13-10 06:35 AM   #113 
     - Sanders.  Bluenorthwest   Nov-13-10 07:53 AM   #122 
     - So you're basing your refutation of what I said  skepticscott   Nov-13-10 12:39 PM   #156 
     - Join his mailing list if you're not already on it  Celtic Raven   Nov-13-10 11:11 AM   #144 
     - And yet another person  skepticscott   Nov-13-10 12:43 PM   #157 
        - It's not about a typo  Celtic Raven   Nov-13-10 02:18 PM   #162 
           - You still don't get the concept  skepticscott   Nov-13-10 02:42 PM   #165 
              - Why are you so invested  Celtic Raven   Nov-13-10 03:06 PM   #166 
                 - I'm saying that there is nothing in what he said  skepticscott   Nov-13-10 09:28 PM   #174 
     - Re "where the pain will come" Oh, there's a good strategy in high-stakes negotiations!!  patrice   Nov-13-10 11:48 AM   #150 
        - Perhaps you should come into the real world yourself  skepticscott   Nov-13-10 12:30 PM   #153 
           - WHO said there would be no hardship, besides you of course. Straw Man.  patrice   Nov-13-10 03:15 PM   #167 
              - It was you  skepticscott   Nov-13-10 09:25 PM   #173 
                 - You mischaracterize my point. Not a secret. As in any negotiation, it's a matter of TIMING.  patrice   Nov-14-10 12:04 PM   #179 
                    - Then please enlighten us  skepticscott   Nov-14-10 03:46 PM   #180 
  - -1000. nt  laughingliberal   Nov-12-10 09:32 PM   #64 
  - More lack of substance  skepticscott   Nov-13-10 06:37 AM   #115 
  - The REAL bottom line is that in the  ProudDad   Nov-12-10 10:13 PM   #78 
  - Don't you find it odd/curious  Enthusiast   Nov-13-10 03:36 AM   #108 
  - Do I find it curious that  skepticscott   Nov-13-10 06:41 AM   #116 
  - So even proposing to talk about other ideas is a bad thing?  donco6   Nov-13-10 03:38 PM   #170 
     - I explained all of that above  skepticscott   Nov-13-10 09:30 PM   #175 
        - But to come up with a solution does require conferring with others.  donco6   Nov-14-10 07:33 AM   #178 
  - Bernie Sanders 2012  beforeyoureyes   Nov-12-10 09:13 PM   #60 
  - close barn door after horse gone 2012! nt  tomp   Nov-12-10 09:36 PM   #68 
  - Huge K&R! nt  laughingliberal   Nov-12-10 09:34 PM   #67 
  - IMO Bernie Sanders is what we should all want from our representatives in congress.  usaf-vet   Nov-12-10 09:58 PM   #74 
  - This makes sense  MrMickeysMom   Nov-12-10 10:00 PM   #75 
  - The Hijacked Commission...  ProudDad   Nov-12-10 10:05 PM   #76 
  - That's a bumpersticker in waiting  Celtic Raven   Nov-13-10 11:19 AM   #146 
  - K&R -- Was listening to Sanders on Thom Hartmann today -- not all of it ...  defendandprotect   Nov-12-10 10:13 PM   #77 
  - The media demonizes  Enthusiast   Nov-13-10 03:43 AM   #110 
     - I know from reports here .... how anyone could be watching this garbage I don't know ... except  defendandprotect   Nov-13-10 02:35 PM   #163 
  - Maybe Obama should appoint Bernie  ozone_man   Nov-12-10 10:23 PM   #81 
  - Obama, get on board with Bernie. n/t  Jefferson23   Nov-12-10 10:46 PM   #82 
  - shit just got real..  frylock   Nov-12-10 11:00 PM   #84 
  - We need a NEW income tax schedule for the rich...that goes back to the OLD norm  OlympicBrian   Nov-12-10 11:35 PM   #88 
  - Smartest Post All Day  liberalmike27   Nov-13-10 12:36 AM   #99 
  - kick  defendandprotect   Nov-12-10 11:44 PM   #89 
  - We need to tap the huge corporate profits, not cut taxes on them  OlympicBrian   Nov-13-10 12:12 AM   #95 
  - K&R for a sane voice in Washington  Politicub   Nov-13-10 12:28 AM   #97 
  - Thank you, Sen. Sanders.  Waiting For Everyman   Nov-13-10 12:33 AM   #98 
  - what are we?  mikeburetta   Nov-13-10 01:54 AM   #101 
  - There is no good reason to  Enthusiast   Nov-13-10 03:20 AM   #103 
  - Sen. Sanders constituents are so fortunate to have this man representing them.  Cass   Nov-13-10 05:31 AM   #111 
  - 15 cents/gallon gas tax would just about have me working for $0!  DailyGrind51   Nov-13-10 06:31 AM   #112 
  - Finally! Something we can actually get behind  Le Taz Hot   Nov-13-10 07:14 AM   #118 
  - GOOD. somebody needs to counter Obama's right wing bent.  jonnyblitz   Nov-13-10 07:17 AM   #119 
  - Too bad we can't leave Feingold in to vote onthis one and Blance L out.  AllyCat   Nov-13-10 07:50 AM   #121 
  - kr  mdmc   Nov-13-10 08:05 AM   #123 
  - Senator Sanders  dotymed   Nov-13-10 08:21 AM   #124 
  - Huh? What's the point?  robcon   Nov-13-10 08:41 AM   #128 
  - This is a panel of The Money Party's paid outside interests  chill_wind   Nov-13-10 09:40 AM   #134 
  - Stellar post.  glitch   Nov-13-10 02:17 PM   #161 
     - Me too, glitch.  chill_wind   Nov-13-10 03:22 PM   #168 
  - If Obama is primaried I will switch to D and vote Kucinich.  eilen   Nov-13-10 03:55 PM   #172 
  - Unlike certain sycophants...  ProudDad   Nov-14-10 10:49 PM   #182 
  - Go Bernie!  The Uncola   Nov-13-10 08:59 AM   #129 
  - Thank you, Bernie, for speaking out for the 98% of us the republicans could care less about  judesedit   Nov-13-10 09:04 AM   #130 
  - Go to do it. Anything that comes out of this would be better than the throw shit at the wall  geckosfeet   Nov-13-10 09:27 AM   #132 
  - There ya go  somone   Nov-13-10 09:28 AM   #133 
  - I bet they'll come up with the kinds of proposals that the Democrats SHOULD HAVE come up with  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-13-10 10:28 AM   #141 
  - This is the time  Mosaic   Nov-13-10 11:05 AM   #143 
  - I'm seriously tempted to write-in Bernie for Prez in 2012  gibby2433   Nov-13-10 12:17 PM   #151 
  - Bernie Rocks....  4_TN_TITANS   Nov-13-10 12:19 PM   #152 
  - This is what should have happened in the first place!! A CONGRESSIONAL  sabrina 1   Nov-13-10 12:34 PM   #154 
  - You pretty much nailed it, sabrina  gibby2433   Nov-13-10 01:05 PM   #158 
  - Plus a whole bunch. N/t  donco6   Nov-13-10 03:33 PM   #169 
  - +1  Shining Jack   Nov-13-10 03:46 PM   #171 
  - Finally, we're "starting" to go ArounD Obama !!!! n/t  orbitalman   Nov-13-10 12:34 PM   #155 
  - I am with Bernie !  Maineman   Nov-13-10 01:35 PM   #159 
  - The system is trying to protect itself...  OlympicBrian   Nov-13-10 11:23 PM   #176 
     - kixk this comment  OlympicBrian   Nov-14-10 06:39 PM   #181 
     - OMG it's only 5 pct of savings from increased revenue!  OlympicBrian   Nov-15-10 12:48 AM   #183 
 

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